I switched from the Bos/Cap game just in time to see it. I honestly don't think it's too serious. "Hockey in your blood" fans like us always anticipate the worse especially when its one of our top players who goes down to injury.
I'm a Bruin fan , love the Hab rivalry and hope your guy is ok . Damn good defenceman for sure, one of the best. He'll be fine!!
Buffalo was terrible. On most teams, Spacek is a #3 or 4.
Buffalo was not terrible, they were 2 points out of a playoff spot with Connolly out half the season and Vanek missing 9 games. Spacek is not a #1 defenceman, don't get me wrong, but he is capable of being a band-aid solution in case of an injury to Markov.
Considering Lang was on the ice wincing in pain, while Markov was at least able to skate off (and his facial expression didn't show too much, but then again, that's Markov for you), I'm led to believe it's not an Achilles problem.
May just be a cut along the leg, let's hope.
I'm pretty sure you're right. When I saw the replay, I thought he twisted something...and then, I looked at his face, and it didn't change at all. My guess is that he didn't even felt it when it happened. After the whistle, I guess he felt it and went off the ice.